Helen is based in London and brings over 20 years experience working with clients locally and globally on the engagement of talent. She joined the firm in 2015 to grow our portfolio of work in employee engagement, employer branding and culture – elements seen as increasingly critical to business success. Her early assignments have included a cultural diagnostic for a changing global bank, EVP for a leading US financial services organisation and brand engagement planning for two clients in the healthcare sector.
Prior to joining Prophet, Helen was CEO of a specialist company in talent consulting within the Omnicom Group. As well as running the business she led many of the larger client assignments – including significant change projects for the mining company Anglo American, retailer TK Maxx, global bio-pharma AbbVie as well as for the NHS and central government.
A Durham graduate with an MBS from Bradford Management School, Helen authored the book “The Employer Brand – Keeping Faith with the Deal” in 2009 which is still recommended reading for HR and Org Change students worldwide. She speaks and writes extensively on culture and engagement, including a regular column for www.HRville.co.uk She is also actively involved with Opportunity Now and BITC in the UK, providing support to their campaigns on gender and managing an ageing workforce.